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Lucilia spp.

Observed: 23rd August 2012 By: NicolaNicola’s reputation in InvertebratesNicola’s reputation in InvertebratesNicola’s reputation in Invertebrates
Greenbottle 5
Greenbottle 4
Greenbottle 3
Description:

I know it's only a Greenbottle - but I thought it was incredibly beautiful.

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Comments

Nicola's picture

Thanks!

Thanks for that guidance. When you look through these general ID guides you forget that there could be tens of different yet similar species! :-)

ophrys's picture

Green

Yes...it all seems so easy in some books!

These pages have a little about some of the many green ones...

http://thetopshamnaturalist.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/six-green-bottles.html

http://thetopshamnaturalist.blogspot.co.uk/2010/03/more-greenbottles.html

Gives you some idea of how complicated the green flies are until you get into them (not there yet, personally!).

Ian
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